• 400 g dried apricots
  • 1.5 l water
  • 1 kg sugar
  • 1 grapefruit or 2 lemons


  • Boil the water, place the apricots in a large bowl and cover with the boiled water.
  • Leave to soak over night. The apricots will become soft and swollen.
  • The next day simmer the fruit and water in a large pot until tender; add the juice of the grapefruit or lemons and then the warmed sugar.
  • Stir until sugar has melted, turn up the heat and boil until temperature reaches setting point... Pot, seal and cover.